Barth, J(ohn) Robert

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BARTH, J(ohn) Robert

BARTH, J(ohn) Robert. American, b. 1931. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: Entered Society of Jesus, 1948; ordained Roman Catholic Priest, 1961; Canisius College, Buffalo, NY, Assistant Professor of English, 1967-70; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, Assistant Professor of English, 1970-74; University of Missouri at Columbia, Professor of English, 1974-88; Boston College, College of Arts and Sciences, Dean, 1988-99, James P. McIntyre Professor of English, 1999-. Publications: Coleridge and Christian Doctrine, 1969, rev. ed., 1987; The Symbolic Imagination: Coleridge and the Romantic Tradition, 1977, rev. ed., 2001; Coleridge and the Power of Love, 1988; Romanticism and Transcendence: Wordsworth, Coleridge, and the Religious Imagination, 2003. EDITOR/CO-EDITOR: Religious Perspectives in Faulkner's Fiction: Yoknapatawpha and Beyond, 1972; Coleridge, Keats and the Imagination: Romanticism and Adam's Dream, 1990; The Fountain Light: Studies in Romanticism and Religion-Essays in Honor of John L. Mahoney, 2002. Address: Boston College, 24 Quincy Rd, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, U.S.A.